Archive for the ‘Media Literacy’ Category

  In time for the 50th anniversary of the publication of Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man (1964) next year, Gingko Press is publishing this classic of media analysis in several e-book formats including Kindle, Nook & others to be announced. “In our new global village, the consumers will become the producers.” – Marshall McLuhan In this classic book […]

Another belated book review for a volume published 16 years ago. Why now? Why not? The book is still in print and can be ordered from Amazon. Massaging the Medium with Marshall McLuhan By Frederik Sisa , May 17, 2013 A Review of McLuhan for Beginners by W. Terrence Gordon, with Illustrations by Susan Willmarth Perhaps it indicates a […]

The McLuhan Legacy Network is a collaborator in & supporter of Media Literacy Week in Canada, November 5 – 9. Preparations are in full swing for Canada’s 7th annual Media Literacy Week, November 5-9. Join lead partners MediaSmarts (formerly Media Awareness Network) and Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) in recognizing the importance of digital and media literacy […]

by Robert Logan The Children’s Own Media Museum Inspired by Marshall McLuhan (COMM) with much support from the The McLuhan Legacy Network held a very successful weekend interactive exhibit of hi-tech and hi-touch media at Harbourfront over the three days of the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Exhibits included arduino circuits, a 3D printer, robots of all sorts, very […]

    Artist: MCLUHAN, MARSHALL Title: The Medium Is The Massage Label: FIVE DAY WEEKEND Format: CD Price: $19.00 Catalog #: FDW 7711CD “When Marshall McLuhan proposed his idea to create an audio companion piece to his landmark 1967 book The Medium is the Massage, no one quite knew what to expect. The book itself brilliantly […]

Saint Louis University (SLU) by JESSICA Z. BROWN on NOVEMBER 18, 2011 Dear Media Literacy Proponents and Enthusiasts, GMLP’s  2011 Media Literacy Week has come to a close.    Again, we’re  both exhausted and elated.   Our celebration of Marshall McLuhan’s centennial birth date was full and memorable.  Our partners performed in exemplary fashion.  The conversations were lively and […]